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Internet Arcade
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The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.   The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale...
Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics License)
software
eye 413,945
favorite 38
comment 2
Bagman is a platform arcade game released by Valadon Automation in 1982. It was also licensed to Stern for U.S. distribution in the same year. This game was also released (in form of unofficial conversions) for the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum home computer systems in 1984 as Gilligan's Gold; it is known in France as Le Bagnard. Gameplay The objective of the game is to maneuver the bagman through various mine shafts, picking up money bags and placing them in a wheelbarrow at the...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito America Corporation
software
eye 243,513
favorite 17
comment 3
Zoo Keeper is an arcade game created by Taito America and released in 1982. The player controls Zeke, a zookeeper, whose girlfriend Zelda has been kidnapped by a malicious monkey. To distract Zeke, the monkey has unlocked the cages in the zoo, allowing the animals to escape. The player runs, jumps, builds walls, and collects bonus items in an effort to recapture and contain the animals before finally rescuing Zelda. Gameplay Zoo Keeper has three different types of stages. In the zoo stage, Zeke...
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Internet Arcade
by Taito America Corporation
software
eye 2,795
favorite 6
comment 0
Internet Arcade
software
eye 22,857
favorite 23
comment 2
Klax (クラックス Kurakkusu) is a 1989 computer puzzle game designed by Dave Akers and Mark Stephen Pierce. The object is to line up colored blocks into rows of similar colors to make them disappear, to which the object of Columns is similar. Atari Games originally released it as a coin-op follow up to Tetris, about which they were tangled in a legal dispute at the time. Akers programmed Klax in just a few weeks using AmigaBASIC, then ported it line-by-line to C. In a 1990 interview, he...
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Internet Arcade
by Kaneko / Taito
software
eye 3,906
favorite 8
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Namco
software
eye 20,398
favorite 15
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Taito
software
eye 2,200
favorite 3
comment 0
Flipull/Plotting is a tile-matching puzzle video game published by Taito in 1989. It is called Flipull (フリップル Furippuru) in Japan as well as in versions for the Famicom and Game Boy, and Plotting in versions for the Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, GX4000 and ZX Spectrum. All are based on an arcade game which goes by both names. The game bears strong graphical and some gameplay similarities to Puzznic. The game was ranked the 23rd best game of all time by Amiga Power.
Internet Arcade
software
eye 2,268
favorite 5
comment 0
Internet Arcade
software
eye 33,908
favorite 59
comment 1
Tetris (styled TETЯIS) is a puzzle game developed by Atari Games and originally released for arcades in 1988. Based on Alexey Pajitnov's Tetris, Atari's version features the same gameplay as the computer editions of the game, as players must stack differently shaped falling blocks to form and eliminate horizontal lines from the playing field. The game features several difficulty levels and two-player simultaneous play. Descriptioni from Wikipedia . That pages also contains lots of history and...
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Internet Arcade
by Sega
software
eye 17,677
favorite 30
comment 1
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Internet Arcade
software
eye 5,699
favorite 5
comment 0
Volfied (ヴォルフィード Vorufīdo) is an arcade game designed by Fukio Mitsuji and released by Taito in 1989. It is a successor to Qix, with extra features and a futuristic science fiction aesthetic, rather than Qix '​s abstract geometry style; the player pilots a small spaceship named "Monotros" instead of a simple dot, and the enemies come in the form of various aliens. Taking place in another galaxy, a space pilot is returning to his home world of Volfied, only to...
Internet Arcade
by Midway
software
eye 30,717
favorite 57
comment 9
Gorf is an arcade game released in 1981 by Midway Mfg., whose name was advertised as an acronym for "Galactic Orbiting Robot Force". It is a multiple-mission fixed shooter with five distinct modes of play, essentially making it five games in one. It is well known for its use of synthesized speech, a new feature at the time. The player controls a spaceship that can move left, right, up and down around the lower third of the screen. The ship can fire a single shot (called a "quark...
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Internet Arcade
by Exidy
software
eye 261,822
favorite 19
comment 2
Venture is a 1981 arcade game by Exidy. The goal of Venture is to collect treasure from a dungeon. The player, named Winky, is equipped with a bow and arrow and explores a dungeon with rooms and hallways. The hallways are patrolled by large, tentacled monsters (the "Hallmonsters", according to Exidy) who cannot be injured, killed, or stopped in any way. Once in a room, the player may kill monsters, avoid traps and gather treasures. If they stay in any room too long, a Hallmonster will...
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Internet Arcade
by Valadon Automation (Stern Electronics license)
software
eye 257,095
favorite 12
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Bally Midway
software
eye 280,678
favorite 27
comment 2
Satan's Hollow is a shoot 'em up arcade game released by Bally Midway in 1982. The gameplay is similar to Galaga from Namco: the player must destroy the flying formations of gargoyles in order to pick up pieces of a bridge that must be built over a river of lava. As the game progresses, the gargoyles begin to throw exploding eggs, along with rocks that can destroy bridge sections; the player also occasionally faces disembodied devil heads that float around the screen and spit fire. In addition...
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Internet Arcade
by Century Electronics (Tuni Electro Service Inc)
software
eye 258,730
favorite 2
comment 0
Internet Arcade
by Taito America Corporation
software
eye 268,777
favorite 44
comment 4
Qix is an arcade game, released by Taito America Corporation in 1981. The objective of Qix is to fence off, or “claim”, a supermajority of the playfield. At the start of each level, the playing field is a large, empty rectangle, containing the Qix — a sticklike entity that performs graceful but unpredictable motions within the confines of the rectangle. The player controls a small diamond-shaped marker that can move around the edges of the rectangle, with the goal to claim as much of the...
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Internet Arcade
by Williams / Vid Kidz
software
eye 290,121
favorite 64
comment 9
Robotron: 2084 (also referred to as Robotron) is an arcade video game developed by Vid Kidz and released by Williams Electronics (part of WMS Industries) in 1982. It is a shoot 'em up that features two-dimensional (2D) graphics. The game is set in the year 2084, in a fictional world where robots have turned against humans in a cybernetic revolt. The aim is to defeat endless waves of robots, rescue surviving humans, and earn as many points as possible. The designers, Eugene Jarvis and Larry...
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Internet Arcade
by Rock-Ola
software
eye 305,868
favorite 23
comment 6
Nibbler is an arcade game by Rock-Ola Manufacturing Corporation. Its gameplay is a variant of Pac-Man and Snake: the object is to navigate a virtual snake through an enclosed maze, while consuming dots along the way. The length of the snake increases with each object consumed, making the game more difficult. The player must also avoid colliding with walls or obstacles, and must also avoid colliding with the snake's own body sections. After all the objects on the screen have been eaten, the...
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Internet Arcade
by Amstar
software
eye 310,776
favorite 68
comment 4
Phoenix is an outer space-themed, fixed shooter similar to Taito's Space Invaders. It was developed by Amstar Electronics (which was located in Phoenix, Arizona) in 1980, and released by Centuri in the United States and by Taito in Japan. The Phoenix mothership is one of the first video arcade game bosses to be presented as a separate challenge. This was before the term boss was coined. The player controls a spaceship that moves horizontally at the bottom of the screen, firing upward. Enemies,...
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Internet Arcade
by Irem (Williams license)
software
eye 329,762
favorite 64
comment 5
Moon Patrol (ムーンパトロール Mūn Patorōru) is an arcade game by Irem that was first released in 1982. It was licensed to Williams for distribution in North America. Moon Patrol was an early side-scrolling shooter and is widely credited for the introduction of parallax scrolling in side-scrolling video games (though one article in Games Radar argues that the graphics in the 1980 game Defender would count). The player takes the role of a Luna City police officer assigned to Sector...
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